Sale 17AM02 | Lot 177

American Silver Two-Handled Cup

Catalogue: American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

Lot Details

Lot 177
American Silver Two-Handled Cup
John Coney, Boston, circa 1687
Of tapering cylindrical form, with a molded foot and two later scrolled handles, the body engraved Ex dono Wm Browne senr Esque. Height 5 1/8 inches, approximately 11 ounces.
Provenance:
First Church, Salem Massachusetts, 1687
Christie's New York January 18, 2007 either lot 63 or 64
Literature:
E. Alfred Jones, Old Silver of American Churches, 1913, p. 419, illus. pl. CXXVII
Hermann Frederick Clarke, John Coney, Silversmith 1655-1722, 1932, cat. no. 6
Patricia Kane, Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers, 1998, p. 322


C Estate of a New York Lady

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Sold for $16,250 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Generally good condition overall with light marking as expected from age and use; handles later; good clear hallmarks to underside and to body at handle


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Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Sold for $16,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

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